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HRSA National Health Service Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a résumé and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

 

 

Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Health Brigade is seeking a full time Receptionist/Admin Assistant. This position is responsible for working with the Mental Health (MH) and Health Outreach Department (HOD) clients, staff and volunteers. This position is responsible for being the first point of contact for MC/HOD clients and for providing administrative support to staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate is dependable, punctual, courteous, empathetic, detailed oriented and has excellent communication skills.

Education and experience:

Conversational Spanish speaker required. Prefer at least 2 years of experience in relevant clerical work involving contact with the public.

Skills and Abilities

Dependable and punctual with a can-do attitude.

Courteous, empathetic, and understanding of the diverse populations that we serve.

Ability to interact with staff, volunteers, and clients in a gracious and receptive manner.

Eagerness to represent Health Brigade with professionalism by way of communication and appearance.

Ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, and clients verbally and in writing.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Basic office skills including telephone, fax, email, Microsoft Office Products, Electronic Medical Records, and telehealth programs.

Capable of handling stressful situations in a professional manner.

High level of accuracy for data entry.

Passion for the mission and values of Health Brigade.

Collaborative work style and appreciation of differing viewpoints.

Conversational Spanish speaker required.

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. Health Brigade expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Must be able to work in a team environment as well as independently. The successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making.

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Salary: $16/hour, full benefits

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information go to www.healthbrigade.org. To apply complete an application (found here: https://hipaa.jotform.com/211514306625043) and also submit a resume and three professional references by to pfoster@healthbrigade.org. No calls please.

Social Work & Support Services Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Social Work & Support Services Manager (SWSSM) is based in the Medical Clinic and is responsible for delivery of the medical social work program and supervision of clinical social work services throughout the agency. They work collaboratively with interdisciplinary staff and social workers in various departments of HB. They coordinate and supervise the social work student/intern program for Health Brigade as well as the emerging Community Health Worker program. They ensure that social work and support services are delivered using social work best practice and theory for serving patients and clients in a diverse, interdisciplinary, integrated, safety net health organization. Commitment to trauma-informed, low barrier, high quality, equitable, and empowering models of service delivery is essential.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Implements the Medical Social Work Program as part of the Medical Clinic Team
  • Supervises interns, volunteers, and other staff as assigned
  • Provides training and orientation to those serving in the Medical Social Work Program
  • Maintains small clinical caseload of complex patients/clients
  • Maintains up to date policies and procedures for on-site and telehealth service delivery for the medical social work program
  • Completes and submits all reports and billing documentation according to contractual deadlines.
  • Ensures all social work practice throughout the agency is adherent to best practices and evidence-based research specific to areas of service delivery.
  • Monitors and audits program data and patient/client documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, and timely care delivery.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and service directors to ensure quality social work service delivery
  • Works closely with the Patient Care Services Manager to align services across specialty programs requiring referrals and navigation to ensure continuity.
  • Makes referrals to community services and provides consults with providers to support integrated care plans for patients and clients.
  • Serves as a SW liaison to other social workers in the agency and convenes group sessions for support, continued education, and shared resources.
  • Represents HB at community meetings, collaborations, etc.
  • Supervise the evolving design and implementation of the community health workers program.

DEADLINE: June 14, 2021. Submit cover letter with resume to klegato@healthbrigade.org
No calls please.

Patient Care Navigator

Health Brigade, formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a full time Patient Care Navigator to work in an integrated health care setting. The Patient Care Navigator is responsible for navigating Health Brigade patients through PrEP care and the Medicaid/ Medicare healthcare system. This includes patient education, ongoing navigation, and working with outside agencies to coordinate patient care.  The Patient Care Navigator is also responsible for tracking services provided to clients, including chart documentation and grant reporting according to funding services.

Education and experience:

  • Associates degree in a health-related field or 2 years’ experience with care coordination
  • Has experience working in a clinical setting.

Primary Responsibilities

PrEP Navigation

  • Maintain accurate and consistent records and documentation on patient contacts, progress, and outcomes.
  • Manage all internal and external PrEP referrals.
  • Schedule appointments, complete follow up calls, provide medication adherence counseling and lab compliance.
  • Manage medication needs including refill requests and locating funding sources for medication.
  • Collaborate with PrEP Clinical Coordinator and Medication Program Manager regarding patient needs.

Medicaid/ Medicare Navigation

  • Educate and inform clients about Medicaid Expansion and how it impacts their care.
  • Assist patients with Medicaid and Medicare enrollment
  • Assist/Educate clients on navigating once enrolled in the program.
  • Work and engage with other healthcare systems to ensure patients receive proper care after transition to their new provider.

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working with a diverse client/patient population, including people of color, individuals for whom English is not their first language, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, individuals living with chronic illness, etc.
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus
  • Candidates must demonstrate exceptional computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office products are required.

 

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement, and discretion.

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with background and experience.

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, email a cover letter, a resume, and three professional references to jfisher@healthbrigade.org  No calls please.

 

Clinic Manager

Health Brigade, formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a Clinic Manager. The clinic manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the medical clinic and for managing the patient experience for a diverse safety net medical clinic. Using both clinical knowledge and knowledge of HB policies and procedures, the clinic manager works collaboratively with the medical director, staff, and volunteers to ensure efficient and effective care delivery. Responsible for functioning of practice including management of staff, workflow development, financial compliance and oversight of inventory, patient, provider and staff satisfaction and safety compliance. Operationalizes policies and procedures and implements performance improvement strategies within the practice. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes good teamwork and reflects the mission and values of inclusive and trauma informed care. Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to resolve issues within the practice. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong fund of medical knowledge –advanced medical training and college degree, and bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of ambulatory care essential; background in clinic procedures including use of electronic medical record, and patient flow.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of management experience in a practice setting
  • Current BLS

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall functioning of Medical Clinic including management of clinical staff (non-medical providers), workflow development, team meetings, patient, provider and staff satisfaction.
  •  Collaborate with Medical Assistant Training Associate with on-boarding and directing clinic volunteers (except medical providers) including orientation, training, and scheduling, in collaboration with the Volunteer Program Manager. Collaborate with Medical Clinic Operations and Scheduling Coordinator to support patient workflow by assisting in triage and making necessary adjustments to schedules, working with providers, staff, and Medical Director.
  • Develop practice operational plans and implement performance improvement strategies within the clinic.
  • Communicate resourcing issues and needs to the Medical Director.
  • Establish and maintain clinic policies and procedures in conjunction with the Medical Director and Care Coordination Program Manager as it relates to eligibility and intake for patients.
  • Work closely with QI & Integrated Care Manager to provide data and other information needed for grants and reporting.
  • Provide oversight of Medication Assistance Program by assisting with reviewing guidelines and overall access to medication resources.
  • Manage all clinical sub-programs of medical clinic, including appropriate auditing, staffing, and reporting to Medical Director and other entities as required.
  • Manage purchasing, equipment maintenance, and all certifications for clinic operations.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong clinical management skills (patient triaging, staff supervision and scheduling)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including but not limited to use of Word, Excel, Outlook, reporting software and electronic medical records
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire confidence and motivation of staff
  • Sound decision-making and professional judgement
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize competing needs

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement, and discretion.

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with background and experience.

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply, email a cover letter, a resume, and three professional references to Polly Foster pfoster@healthbrigade.org.  No calls please.